Cambridge University Wireless Society: Papers

Scope and Content

1. Account book, 1920-1939.

2. 'Books of scandal', a record of members' activities: nos 2 (1944), 4-5 (1945) and 9-17 (1947-1972).

3. Amateur radio station log book, 1968-1970.

Administrative / Biographical History

Cambridge University Wireless Society is open to members of the university with an interest in amateur radio. Since 1932 the organisation has had its own callsign, G6UW.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by the Cambridge University Wireless Society through T. Gleason, Chairman, 1983.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids



Further information about the society is available on its website (